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Wasteful Spending

Bad Bills Hamper Teacher Effectiveness

Dale Hansen | Posted 08.05.2014 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

Educators are more than happy to take personal responsibility for their actions. What they aren't willing to do is take the fall for the failure of legislators and parents which is exactly what this legislation makes them do.

Do Republicans Really Want a Balanced Budget Amendment?

Dale Hansen | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

No one argues that the government shouldn't be more prudent with its money, but a balanced budget amendment does almost nothing to address the underlying problems that lead to wasteful spending.

House Committee Puts Pressure On Wasteful Spending

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after federal investigators disclosed $762,000 in wasteful spending at Department of Veterans Affairs' traini...

Emily Swanson

Poll Reveals Which Spending Americans Want To Cut | Emily Swanson | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Polls repeatedly show that while Americans want to cut government spending in the abstract, they oppose nearly all the specific cuts needed to actuall...

Post-9/11 Security Spending: Worth It Or A Waste?

Posted 10.28.2011 | Politics

On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite...

Obama To Sign Legislation To Combat Wasteful Spending

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation intended to slash by $50 billion the taxpayer money improperly paid to dead p...